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2017 Plumeria Introductions

Be sure and check out our new introductions for 2017.  Some amazing flowers with some being very limited in supply.

Mahalo for your kind words about our new plumeria website

Our new site has now been up for about 4 or 5 days.  We have been receiving “rave reviews about it from you our customers.  We would like to express our sincerest thank you for your kind words and your patronage of our site.   Mahalo nui loa.  It by its nature, will be a very “dynamic” site, so come back often to see what we have in store for you.

Also, if there are any features you would like to see just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Our plumeria available in Japan

signWe are pleased to announce that a significant number of our plumeria culitvars are now available in Japan.

Tropical Village Farm & Nursery Inc.  www.tropical-village.co.jp

 

2016 Shipments of Plumeria

You won’t believe your eyes when you see the “micro plumeria”.

We have some amazing inventory for you to choose from this year.

Even better than in the past which seemed impossible.

Shipping Insurance is now required to protect your plumeria purchase

We are regretful for having to make this change but have reason to believe that we have been scammed on numerous occasions.  One more case where the majority must suffer due to the actions of a few.

The Exotic Plumeria in Tokyo, Japan

The Exotic Plumeria will be pleased very soon to offer our products in Tokyo Japan in the near future. Details with dates and location to come.

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Plumeria – Download our new catalog from The Exotic Plumeria

The digital age has now made it possible for us to have a dynamic catalog rather than a static one.  Once the old printed catalog was printed it became almost immediately out of date because we add new varieties quite often.  Once our current catalog is totally loaded on the site we will immediately start adding addtional pages reflecting all varieties added since the last printing.

Spring has sprung for plumeria

The first sign of coming to life is the tip of the branch will start to look “wet” and small claw like looking items will appear which are actually new leaves forming.  This is the time to begin watering and fertilizing.  A small “brussel sprout” looking item may form at the middle if the new claw like leaves which are forming.  This is why we want plumeria.  Flowers are on their way.  This is the beginning of a new inflorescent (flower stalk).  Be careful to mot damage the new tip.  It is incredibly fragile and if broken all the flowers that would have been will not be.

Plumeria transition from summer to fall

Information provided here can be applied to most any part of the country taking into account your own weather patterns.

In Florida, our rainy season normally comes to an end in September with the exception of tropical activity which is totally unpredictable. Your plumeria which has been exposed to almost daily rain during the summer is now going to become stressed by the lack of water if you do not supplement mother nature.  Examples of this will be, lower leaves turning yellow literally overnight  Days are now becoming noticeably shorter and there is less energy available to the plant so leaf yellowing is a normal part of their life cycle.  However, letting the plants become dry all of a sudden will speed this process up considerably.

Dry hot humid times after the rainy season are the worst for rust on plumeria.  We have found that regular dousing of the leaves every few days with water will slow the rust problem down considerably.  It seems to rinse the spores off of the leaves.  Try this and you will be amazed.

As the days continue to get shorter your plumeria will have less energy to work with and dormancy will take place no later than December and in some cases earlier, especially  in northern climes of course.  Once the tree has gone dormant it needs no water until spring.  You may give it some while dormant just to keep the soil from becoming too dry to absorb water.

We will update later as we move toward winter.  Try these suggestions, you will be amazed at the results.

Plumeria cuttings and plants being sold on auction sites!!!!

After having just reviewed the plumeria offerings on a certain auction website I am once again appalled!

BUYER BEWARE!!!!!!!!!!

If you are not familiar with a sofware product called Photoshop you have at least seen what can be done in changing colors of flowers.

At least 40% of what is being offered on this auction  site is “Bogus” to say the least, if not criminal.

Caveat de emptor!! Let the buyer beware.   If you worked hard for your money, don’t get swindled out of it by a thief.